J:COM Picks Casa CCAP

Aug. 17, 2016
Japanese cable operator Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM) is converging its data and video services onto Casa Systems' C100G CCAP. The ...

Japanese cable operator Jupiter Telecommunications (J:COM) is converging its data and video services onto Casa Systems' C100G CCAP. The CCAP deployment, which began earlier this year, is part of J:COM's strategy to increase bandwidth and raise QoE, while increasing network efficiency.

J:COM serves more than 5 million households with its video, Internet and telephony services in the Sapporo, Sendai, Kanto, Kansai and Kyushu regions of Japan.

"Our subscribers are constantly increasing their demands on the network with more connected devices, streaming HD video and other bandwidth-intensive applications, and we need a flexible, scalable cable access solution to stay a step ahead of these demands," said Kazuhiko Masuda, senior corporate officer, GM, Technology Unit of J:COM. "Casa has proven its ability to deliver fully converged, commercial services over a CCAP. Now, we will be able to provide both video and data over one platform while reducing OPEX and network complexity. Casa also supports Japanese specifications with its CCAP, which was another important requirement for us."

Initially launched in 2013, the C100G provides 32 bonded channels and supports DOCSIS 3.1.

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